Deputies said it happened shortly before 3 a.m. when there was an attempt to stop a suspected stolen car at Highway 55 and Meridian Parkway.
A chase ensued and went on for five miles until the car crashed into a street pole at East Pettigrew and Grant.
Deputies said the driver and passenger attempted to flee but were apprehended after a brief foot chase.
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The Durham County Sheriff's Office determined the car was stolen.
No one was hurt.
The driver, James D'shawn Bass, 26, was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and felony flee to elude arrest. Bass had multiple outstanding warrants.
Joshua Shepard, 24, is facing two charges and had a previous outstanding warrant for possession of a stolen vehicle.